Queenstown, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Queenstown, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Queenstown, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Queenstown, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Queenstown, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Queenstown, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Queenstown, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Queenstown, South Africa by month

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January

January in Queenstown is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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March

If you visit Queenstown during March, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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April

If you visit Queenstown during April, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

May is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains occasionally.

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June

June in Queenstown is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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July

If you vacation in Queenstown during July, you are likely to notice that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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August

Traveling to Queenstown in August, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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September

September is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains occasionally.

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October

If you visit Queenstown during October, you are likely to notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

Traveling to Queenstown in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

December for Queenstown is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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